Our Location

9.2

Rating

Private

Type

8284

Students

$56,232

Tuition

9%

Acceptance

86%

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Evanston, IL

www.northwestern.edu/admissions/

633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208

Northwestern University is a very large private university located in Evanston, ranked 18thin America. It has a total of 9,906 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 9.05% acceptance rate. Northwestern University offers 406 different majors and is best known for its manufacturing engineering, journalism, and drama programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With a tuition cost of $56,232 per year, Northwestern University is very expensive. 76.5% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, entering the workforce. After graduation, alumni earn about $69,000 per year, which is 66% above the national median.

Campus Snapshot
#302/676

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#302/676

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#302/676

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Rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Cost

56232/Year
Below Average

UM-M

$56,232

National

$15,271
Pay with Cash

$78,654/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$24,546/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

9%Acceptance
Very Difficult

UM-M

9%

National

69.05%
Sat

1440 - 1550

64% of students submit

Application Deadline

MISSING

ACT

31 - 35

53% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$95

Students

8682Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

8284

Part-Time

398
Male

56%

In-state

%

Female

44%

Out of state

%

Undergrads Over 25

3%

International

%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
15% Business/Commerce, General5% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics5% Business Administration and Management, General75% Others

15% Business/Commerce, General

5% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

5% Business Administration and Management, General

75% Others

Business/Commerce, General

15%

1167 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

5%

419 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

5%

403 Graduates

Management Science

4%

323 Graduates

Journalism

4%

317 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

3%

202 Graduates

Programs for Foreign Lawyers

2%

188 Graduates

Psychology, General

2%

171 Graduates

Academics

B Score
Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

6

Number of Library Books

2577346

Academic Spend per Student

53%

Fill-time Retention Rate

98%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$58,900/Year

Full-Time

1,177

Part-Time

331
Median Earnings

$58,900

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

8%

Median Earnings

$69,000

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

94%